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First sign on the edge of town.  

First sign on the edge of town.

Day 32, 26th October 2014: A Rua to Santiago De Compostela, 21 kms

October 25th 2014
Today is our last day of walking and I layed in bed, before anyone was awake, and pondered one of life's big mysteries; how does an Australian iPhone know what time it is, and even deeper, when to change for Spanish daylight saving to start? That's about how complex my thought processes have evolved to since starting to walk 33 days ago. I usually don't know what the date is or what day of the wee ... read more
Europe » Spain » Galicia » Santiago de Compostela

Spanish Flag Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
27th October 2014

How fantastic that all of you made it and were able to earn your Compostela. I must admit that when I read your first blog, saying that you were taking first aid for blisters, but didn't think you'd need it, I both hoped you were right to be so optimistic, and knew it wouldn't be so. Perhaps many of the important experiences of life require sacrifice and perseverance, and also knowing when to let go and take a bus--not bad lessons to come from your journey. Buen camino!

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